A court in the West Africa country of Senegal sentenced a former government minister and son of the ex-president to six years in prison and ordered him to return to the state $229 million after his conviction for illegal enrichment.… Continue Reading
The world keeps shrinking for Africa’s kleptocrats.
Senegal’s new government has launched an unusual joint investigation with France into several key figures from the former government.
It reportedly filed a complaint with a Paris court to investigate the origins of assets held in France by an undisclosed list of high-profile figures associated with the former Senegalese government.… Continue Reading
Two former telecommunications executives who admitted bribing employees of state-owned companies in Africa and concealing the payments have avoided prison in exchange for their cooperation in an ongoing FBI investigation.
The Justice Department said yesterday that Roger Michael Young, 48, of Washington, D.C.,… Continue Reading